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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Come \Come\, v. i. [imp. Came; p. p. Come; p. pr & vb. n. Coming.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam. [root]23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.] 1. To move hitherward; to draw near; to approach the speaker, or some place or person indicated; -- opposed to go. [1913 Webster] Look, who comes yonder? --Shak. [1913 Webster] I did not come to curse thee. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To complete a movement toward a place; to arrive. [1913 Webster] When we came to Rome. --Acts xxviii. 16. [1913 Webster] Lately come from Italy. --Acts xviii. 2. [1913 Webster] 3. To approach or arrive, as if by a journey or from a distance. "Thy kingdom come." --Matt. vi. 10. [1913 Webster] The hour is coming, and now is. --John. v. 25. [1913 Webster] So quick bright things come to confusion. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To approach or arrive, as the result of a cause, or of the act of another. [1913 Webster] From whence come wars? --James iv. 1. [1913 Webster] Both riches and honor come of thee ! --1 Chron. xxix. 12. [1913 Webster] 5. To arrive in sight; to be manifest; to appear. [1913 Webster] Then butter does refuse to come. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 6. To get to be, as the result of change or progress; -- with a predicate; as, to come untied. [1913 Webster] How come you thus estranged? --Shak. [1913 Webster] How come her eyes so bright? --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Am come, is come, etc., are frequently used instead of have come, has come, etc., esp. in poetry. The verb to be gives a clearer adjectival significance to the participle as expressing a state or condition of the subject, while the auxiliary have expresses simply the completion of the action signified by the verb. [1913 Webster] Think not that I am come to destroy. --Matt. v. 17. [1913 Webster] We are come off like Romans. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year. --Bryant. [1913 Webster] Note: Come may properly be used (instead of go) in speaking of a movement hence, or away, when there is reference to an approach to the person addressed; as, I shall come home next week; he will come to your house to-day. It is used with other verbs almost as an auxiliary, indicative of approach to the action or state expressed by the verb; as, how came you to do it? Come is used colloquially, with reference to a definite future time approaching, without an auxiliary; as, it will be two years, come next Christmas; i. e., when Christmas shall come. [1913 Webster] They were cried In meeting, come next Sunday. --Lowell. Come, in the imperative, is used to excite attention, or to invite to motion or joint action; come, let us go. "This is the heir; come, let us kill him." --Matt. xxi. 38. When repeated, it sometimes expresses haste, or impatience, and sometimes rebuke. "Come, come, no time for lamentation now." --Milton. [1913 Webster] To come, yet to arrive, future. "In times to come." --Dryden. "There's pippins and cheese to come." --Shak. To come about. (a) To come to pass; to arrive; to happen; to result; as, how did these things come about? (b) To change; to come round; as, the ship comes about. "The wind is come about." --Shak. [1913 Webster] On better thoughts, and my urged reasons, They are come about, and won to the true side. --B. Jonson. To come abroad. (a) To move or be away from one's home or country. "Am come abroad to see the world." --Shak. (b) To become public or known. [Obs.] "Neither was anything kept secret, but that it should come abroad." --Mark. iv. 22. To come across, to meet; to find, esp. by chance or suddenly. "We come across more than one incidental mention of those wars." --E. A. Freeman. "Wagner's was certainly one of the strongest and most independent natures I ever came across." --H. R. Haweis. To come after. (a) To follow. (b) To come to take or to obtain; as, to come after a book. To come again, to return. "His spirit came again and he revived." --Judges. xv. 19. - To come and go. (a) To appear and disappear; to change; to alternate. "The color of the king doth come and go." --Shak. (b) (Mech.) To play backward and forward. To come at. (a) To reach; to arrive within reach of; to gain; as, to come at a true knowledge of ourselves. (b) To come toward; to attack; as, he came at me with fury. To come away, to part or depart. To come between, to intervene; to separate; hence, to cause estrangement. To come by. (a) To obtain, gain, acquire. "Examine how you came by all your state." --Dryden. (b) To pass near or by way of. To come down. (a) To descend. (b) To be humbled. To come down upon, to call to account, to reprimand. [Colloq.] --Dickens. To come home. (a) To return to one's house or family. (b) To come close; to press closely; to touch the feelings, interest, or reason. (c) (Naut.) To be loosened from the ground; -- said of an anchor. To come in. (a) To enter, as a town, house, etc. "The thief cometh in." --Hos. vii. 1. (b) To arrive; as, when my ship comes in. (c) To assume official station or duties; as, when Lincoln came in. (d) To comply; to yield; to surrender. "We need not fear his coming in" --Massinger. (e) To be brought into use. "Silken garments did not come in till late." --Arbuthnot. (f) To be added or inserted; to be or become a part of. (g) To accrue as gain from any business or investment. (h) To mature and yield a harvest; as, the crops come in well. (i) To have sexual intercourse; -- with to or unto. --Gen. xxxviii. 16. (j) To have young; to bring forth; as, the cow will come in next May. [U. S.] To come in for, to claim or receive. "The rest came in for subsidies." --Swift. To come into, to join with; to take part in; to agree to; to comply with; as, to come into a party or scheme. To come it over, to hoodwink; to get the advantage of. [Colloq.] To come near or To come nigh, to approach in place or quality; to be equal to. "Nothing ancient or modern seems to come near it." --Sir W. Temple. To come of. (a) To descend or spring from. "Of Priam's royal race my mother came." --Dryden. (b) To result or follow from. "This comes of judging by the eye." --L'Estrange. To come off. (a) To depart or pass off from. (b) To get free; to get away; to escape. (c) To be carried through; to pass off; as, it came off well. (d) To acquit one's self; to issue from (a contest, etc.); as, he came off with honor; hence, substantively, a come-off, an escape; an excuse; an evasion. [Colloq.] (e) To pay over; to give. [Obs.] (f) To take place; to happen; as, when does the race come off? (g) To be or become after some delay; as, the weather came off very fine. (h) To slip off or be taken off, as a garment; to separate. (i) To hurry away; to get through. --Chaucer. To come off by, to suffer. [Obs.] "To come off by the worst." --Calamy. To come off from, to leave. "To come off from these grave disquisitions." --Felton. To come on. (a) To advance; to make progress; to thrive. (b) To move forward; to approach; to supervene. To come out. (a) To pass out or depart, as from a country, room, company, etc. "They shall come out with great substance." --Gen. xv. 14. (b) To become public; to appear; to be published. "It is indeed come out at last." --Bp. Stillingfleet. (c) To end; to result; to turn out; as, how will this affair come out? he has come out well at last. (d) To be introduced into society; as, she came out two seasons ago. (e) To appear; to show itself; as, the sun came out. (f) To take sides; to announce a position publicly; as, he came out against the tariff. (g) To publicly admit oneself to be homosexual. To come out with, to give publicity to; to disclose. To come over. (a) To pass from one side or place to another. "Perpetually teasing their friends to come over to them." --Addison. (b) To rise and pass over, in distillation. To come over to, to join. To come round. (a) To recur in regular course. (b) To recover. [Colloq.] (c) To change, as the wind. (d) To relent. --J. H. Newman. (e) To circumvent; to wheedle. [Colloq.] To come short, to be deficient; to fail of attaining. "All have sinned and come short of the glory of God." --Rom. iii. 23. To come to. (a) To consent or yield. --Swift. (b) (Naut.) (with the accent on to) To luff; to bring the ship's head nearer the wind; to anchor. (c) (with the accent on to) To recover, as from a swoon. (d) To arrive at; to reach. (e) To amount to; as, the taxes come to a large sum. (f) To fall to; to be received by, as an inheritance. --Shak. To come to blows. See under Blow. To come to grief. See under Grief. To come to a head. (a) To suppurate, as a boil. (b) To mature; to culminate; as a plot. To come to one's self, to recover one's senses. To come to pass, to happen; to fall out. To come to the scratch. (a) (Prize Fighting) To step up to the scratch or mark made in the ring to be toed by the combatants in beginning a contest; hence: (b) To meet an antagonist or a difficulty bravely. [Colloq.] To come to time. (a) (Prize Fighting) To come forward in order to resume the contest when the interval allowed for rest is over and "time" is called; hence: (b) To keep an appointment; to meet expectations. [Colloq.] To come together. (a) To meet for business, worship, etc.; to assemble. --Acts i. 6. (b) To live together as man and wife. --Matt. i. 18. To come true, to happen as predicted or expected. To come under, to belong to, as an individual to a class. To come up (a) to ascend; to rise. (b) To be brought up; to arise, as a question. (c) To spring; to shoot or rise above the earth, as a plant. (d) To come into use, as a fashion. To come up the capstan (Naut.), to turn it the contrary way, so as to slacken the rope about it. To come up the tackle fall (Naut.), to slacken the tackle gently. --Totten. To come up to, to rise to; to equal. To come up with, to overtake or reach by pursuit. To come upon. (a) To befall. (b) To attack or invade. (c) To have a claim upon; to become dependent upon for support; as, to come upon the town. (d) To light or chance upon; to find; as, to come upon hid treasure. [1913 Webster] .
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Out \Out\ (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. About, But, prep., Carouse, Utter, a.] In its original and strict sense, out means from the interior of something; beyond the limits or boundary of somethings; in a position or relation which is exterior to something; -- opposed to in or into. The something may be expressed after of, from, etc. (see Out of, below); or, if not expressed, it is implied; as, he is out; or, he is out of the house, office, business, etc.; he came out; or, he came out from the ship, meeting, sect, party, etc. Out is used in a variety of applications, as: [1913 Webster] 1. Away; abroad; off; from home, or from a certain, or a usual, place; not in; not in a particular, or a usual, place; as, the proprietor is out, his team was taken out. Opposite of in. "My shoulder blade is out." --Shak. [1913 Webster] He hath been out (of the country) nine years. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Beyond the limits of concealment, confinement, privacy, constraint, etc., actual or figurative; hence, not in concealment, constraint, etc., in, or into, a state of freedom, openness, disclosure, publicity, etc.; a matter of public knowledge; as, the sun shines out; he laughed out, to be out at the elbows; the secret has leaked out, or is out; the disease broke out on his face; the book is out. [1913 Webster] Leaves are out and perfect in a month. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] She has not been out [in general society] very long. --H. James. [1913 Webster] 3. Beyond the limit of existence, continuance, or supply; to the end; completely; hence, in, or into, a condition of extinction, exhaustion, completion; as, the fuel, or the fire, has burned out; that style is on the way out. "Hear me out." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Deceitful men shall not live out half their days. --Ps. iv. 23. [1913 Webster] When the butt is out, we will drink water. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Beyond possession, control, or occupation; hence, in, or into, a state of want, loss, or deprivation; -- used of office, business, property, knowledge, etc.; as, the Democrats went out and the Whigs came in; he put his money out at interest. "Land that is out at rack rent." --Locke. "He was out fifty pounds." --Bp. Fell. [1913 Webster] I have forgot my part, and I am out. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Beyond the bounds of what is true, reasonable, correct, proper, common, etc.; in error or mistake; in a wrong or incorrect position or opinion; in a state of disagreement, opposition, etc.; in an inharmonious relation. "Lancelot and I are out." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Wicked men are strangely out in the calculating of their own interest. --South. [1913 Webster] Very seldom out, in these his guesses. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 6. Not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores. [1913 Webster] 7. Out of fashion; unfashionable; no longer in current vogue; unpopular. [PJC] Note: Out is largely used in composition as a prefix, with the same significations that it has as a separate word; as outbound, outbreak, outbuilding, outcome, outdo, outdoor, outfield. See also the first Note under Over, adv. [1913 Webster] Day in, day out, from the beginning to the limit of each of several days; day by day; every day. Out at, Out in, Out on, etc., elliptical phrases, that to which out refers as a source, origin, etc., being omitted; as, out (of the house and) at the barn; out (of the house, road, fields, etc., and) in the woods. Three fishers went sailing out into the west, Out into the west, as the sun went down. --C. Kingsley. Note: In these lines after out may be understood, "of the harbor," "from the shore," "of sight," or some similar phrase. The complete construction is seen in the saying: "Out of the frying pan into the fire." Out from, a construction similar to out of (below). See Of and From. Out of, a phrase which may be considered either as composed of an adverb and a preposition, each having its appropriate office in the sentence, or as a compound preposition. Considered as a preposition, it denotes, with verbs of movement or action, from the interior of; beyond the limit: from; hence, origin, source, motive, departure, separation, loss, etc.; -- opposed to in or into; also with verbs of being, the state of being derived, removed, or separated from. Examples may be found in the phrases below, and also under Vocabulary words; as, out of breath; out of countenance. Out of cess, beyond measure, excessively. --Shak. Out of character, unbecoming; improper. Out of conceit with, not pleased with. See under Conceit. Out of date, not timely; unfashionable; antiquated. Out of door, Out of doors, beyond the doors; from the house; not inside a building; in, or into, the open air; hence, figuratively, shut out; dismissed. See under Door, also, Out-of-door, Outdoor, Outdoors, in the Vocabulary. "He 's quality, and the question's out of door," --Dryden. Out of favor, disliked; under displeasure. Out of frame, not in correct order or condition; irregular; disarranged. --Latimer. Out of hand, immediately; without delay or preparation; without hesitation or debate; as, to dismiss a suggestion out of hand. "Ananias . . . fell down and died out of hand." --Latimer. Out of harm's way, beyond the danger limit; in a safe place. Out of joint, not in proper connection or adjustment; unhinged; disordered. "The time is out of joint." --Shak. Out of mind, not in mind; forgotten; also, beyond the limit of memory; as, time out of mind. Out of one's head, beyond commanding one's mental powers; in a wandering state mentally; delirious. [Colloq.] Out of one's time, beyond one's period of minority or apprenticeship. Out of order, not in proper order; disarranged; in confusion. Out of place, not in the usual or proper place; hence, not proper or becoming. Out of pocket, in a condition of having expended or lost more money than one has received. Out of print, not in market, the edition printed being exhausted; -- said of books, pamphlets, etc. Out of the question, beyond the limits or range of consideration; impossible to be favorably considered. Out of reach, beyond one's reach; inaccessible. Out of season, not in a proper season or time; untimely; inopportune. Out of sorts, wanting certain things; unsatisfied; unwell; unhappy; cross. See under Sort, n. Out of temper, not in good temper; irritated; angry. Out of time, not in proper time; too soon, or too late. Out of time, not in harmony; discordant; hence, not in an agreeing temper; fretful. Out of twist, Out of winding, or Out of wind, not in warped condition; perfectly plain and smooth; -- said of surfaces. Out of use, not in use; unfashionable; obsolete. Out of the way. (a) On one side; hard to reach or find; secluded. (b) Improper; unusual; wrong. Out of the woods, not in a place, or state, of obscurity or doubt; free from difficulty or perils; safe. [Colloq.] Out to out, from one extreme limit to another, including the whole length, breadth, or thickness; -- applied to measurements. Out West, in or towards, the West; specifically, in some Western State or Territory. [U. S.] To come out, To cut out, To fall out, etc. See under Come, Cut, Fall, etc. To make out See to make out under make, v. t. and v. i.. To put out of the way, to kill; to destroy. Week in, week out. See Day in, day out (above). [1913 Webster]